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Production Supervisor (1st Shift) - Freeburg, IL

Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Freeburg, IL, US, 62243

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

Hubbell Wiegmann

Posting Address

501 West Apple Street

Freeburg, IL  62243

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Production Supervisor ensures the production of company products at the highest quality at the lowest possible cost, meeting company performance standards and customer specifications and delivery requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prioritize, schedule, and delegate work assignments, and directly supervise the systems integration and test functions to ensure the production of products at the highest quality at the lowest possible cost, meeting company performance standards, and customer specification and delivery requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Plan production schedules, review component parts, and sub-assembly availability against build schedule.
  • Review parts shortages with purchasing, and adjust schedules as necessary.
  • Ensure the training of new and present employees in the processes and methods required to achieve the company’s standards for safety, quality, quantity, and efficiency.
  • Participate in planning meetings, recommending space, personnel, and equipment requirements.
  • Ensure adherence to operating procedures and requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvement through effectively engaging employees in areas of waste identification and elimination, including use of tools such as Value Stream Mapping, Standard work, 5S+, TPM etc.
  • Continually evaluate processes and methods, recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment, performance, utilization of people, and quality of product.
  • Act as a technical resource to address and resolve inquiries and problems; analyze and resolve work problems, and assist workers in solving work problems utilizing detailed problem solving tools (A3, 8D, 5 Why etc.)
  • Ensure the completion of all required production paperwork, records, documentation, such as time cards, quality records, etc.
  • Approve vacation schedules.
  • Ensure compliance with departmental housekeeping standards and all safety and work rules and regulations.

Skills and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and one to two years related experience.

 

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Education

Bachelors Degree

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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